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Siquijor Tourist Spots | Things to Do in Siquijor Island

How many times have I been to Siquijor? Does it even matter? Doesn’t really. Revisiting places allows the traveler to see a different side of the place. When I’m brokenhearted or when I don’t know what’s going on in my already chaotic life, I packed my bag in the wee […]

Siquijor Travel Guide

Where Does Siquijor’s Magic Come from?

You must have googled about Siquijor witches. Hence, you are here. This one, though, is an essay on my first trip to Siquijor. This was the first essay that led me to travel writing. And I hope you enjoy reading this narrative. *** While sitting under the thick foliage of […]

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Where to Go in the Philippines in 2023?

Hi there, I’m Jona, a Filipino who left her homecountry to pursue a long-term trip abroad. Here is an honest and updated Philippines Travel Guide and Travel Tips (last updated in January 2023).  I hope you find it useful. If you got questions not answered in the content, please leave […]

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Malapascua Island Guide 2023 | 14 Amazing Things to Do in Malapascua Island

This is the most updated Malapascua Island Cebu, Philippines Travel Guide 2022 | Last updated Jan 2023 Snobbery is an unlikely character of a wanderlust. A traveler opens not only his heart but also his mind to the intricacies and complexities of a place. It is inevitable, however, that there […]

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Top 18 Diving Spots in the Philippines

I am not a serious diver. I do have a license and have dived in Vietnam, Malaysia, and more extensively in my home country—the Philippines. I can say that the Philippines is one precious gem for diving. If you have not been to the country, and you are a diver, […]

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MOALBOAL CEBU | Amazing Things to Do in Moalboal, Cebu

LAST UPDATE: MARCH 2022 This Moalboal Cebu Travel Guide curates all the Moalboal tourist spots that hit the spot. Get it? 😛 IMPORTANT NOTE: There are news circulating that the strip where Chilli Bar, Cafe Cebuano, Marina, and the entire Panagsama beachfront establishments will be demolished within this year for […]

APO ISLAND TRAVEL GUIDE THINGS TO DO IN APO ISLAND PHILIPPINES

Apo Island Dumaguete | 14 Amazing Things to Do in Apo Island

This Apo Island Travel Guide covers all the top things to do in Apo Island Dumaguete, Philippines. It also covers all the travel essentials you need to make your stay more memorable. A little note: Apo Island is different from Apo Reef in Mindoro. Apo Island is a little island […]

Ultimate Travel Guide to Southern Cebu Philippines 2016

Awesome 21 Things to Do: South Cebu Tourist Spots

Last edit: February 2022 | I included a frequently asked questions section at the bottom of this South Cebu Tourist Spots | Things to Do in South Cebu post. If you got a question, fill free to leave a comment below. I check my blog all the time and answer […]

Dear Kai, It Is All Right to Be a Tourist

Dear Kai, Some weeks ago, you asked me about your Southeast Asian trip. Is a three-day trip too short for three countries: Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh) – Cambodia (Pomp Penh) – Thailand (Bangkok)? I said that you’re such an addict—an expression I used when I did not know exactly what […]

QUEST HOTEL | A Room with a View

To stay in the city on a weekend is rather rare. Most of the time, I would be on a bus or aboard a ship to pursue some places I have never been to. Or revisit some old hangouts like Moalboal. And my recent trip to Siquijor makes me want […]

Ten Philippine Destinations Where Your $100 Can Go Far

Said the overly quoted Pico Iyer, “We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next, to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, […]

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Places in the Philippines to Avoid This Summer

A note: Hi there! I would constantly update this list. If you have been to overcrowded destinations in the Philippines that you want to include in the list, email us at backpackingwithabook@gmail.com—Jona In April and May, some Filipinos take three showers a day while others suffer from the absence of water […]

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